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Live Twitter Chats Lined Up For ABC’s Sunday Night Programs–Once Upon a Time, Revenge and Red Widow!

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ABC is hoping fans of its Sunday night line-up – Once Upon a Time, Revenge and Red Widow – are a talking, or at least tweeting, mood. During the March 10th broadcast of those shows, fans will be to join in on conversations with fellow fans and talent from the shows on Twitter.

Sounds like fun, doesn’t it? For details, follow the jump to the official press release for details.

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ABC Unveils 2011-2012 Primetime Schedule; Check Out Videos For Its New Shows!

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ABC has revealed their 2011-12 schedule. New Shows include: Apartment 23, Charlie’s Angels, Good Christian Belles, Last Man Standing, Man Up, Missing, Once Upon a Time, Pan Am, Revenge, The River, Scandal, Suburgatory and Work It; returning shows include: America’s Funniest Home Videos, The Bachelor, Body of Proof, Castle, Cougar Town, Dancing with the Stars, Desperate Housewives, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Grey’s Anatomy, Happy Endings, The Middle, Modern Family, Private Practice, Secret Millionaire, Shark Tank and 20/20.

Follow the jump to check out trailers, synopsis and times for the new shows from ABC/ABC Family.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Edge of Darkness – Topicality Merely McGuffin in Revenge Flick!

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She hasn’t even been home a full evening when Emma Craven [Bojana Novakovic] is killed by a shotgun blast fired by a man in a ski mask – right in front of her father, police detective Thomas Craven [Mel Gibson]. His search for vengeance turns up disquieting things – like the possibility of Emma being a terrorist, or the possibility that she might have been about to blow the whistle on the company for which she worked, for making nuclear weapons.

Based on the ten-year old BBC mini-series of the same name, Edge of Darkness marks Gibson’s first appearance in a movie in almost eight years. While it doesn’t have the scope of the mini-series – especially in terms of the politics and illicit nukes angles, it does work as a revenge thriller for a few reasons…

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DVD REVIEW: Driven to Kill – Steven Segal Just Keeps On Kicking!

The eighties had a lot of action heroes – enough for two tiers of them… enough to churn out B-movie action flicks in plain, twisted, ironic and even extra-toasty. Tier one included names like Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, and Arnold. Tier two included the likes of Jean-Claude Van Damme and the star of Driven to Kill, Steven Segal.

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Where Van Damme has re-invented himself through the very meta JCVD, Segal has, after trying to make movies that say stuff, returned to what he does best – revenge fantasies. Driven to Kill finds him playing a Russian writer named Ruslan who writes – as a former colleague [i.e. gangster] calls them, “snuff books” [presumably the Russian mob equivalent of The Mack Bolan, Executioner series].

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